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Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 35610.29. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is 63.84 (with a change from open of -0.19%), this in conjunction with a target price of 70.26. Volume today has so far reached 1745788, with an average volume of about 5449.56. The GAP for this stock, is 0.05%.

The P/E ratio is *TBA, bringing the forward P/E to a value of *TBA. The current EPS for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, is -10.25, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -280.20%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 31.99%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, EPS is looking like it will grow 98.20% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 8.40%. Quarter over quarter is *TBA for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -27.40%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -60.50%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been -4.60%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.10% and institutional ownership is 82.00%. Shares outstanding is 557.02, while shares float is at a value of 552.38. Float short for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is 1.72% and the short ratio is 1.74.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.39, while the total debt/equity comes to 1.39. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1, and the quick ratio is 0.9. The most recent gross margin is 74.70% and their operating margin is -82.00%. The profit margin is -71.10%.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation has seen returns on assets of -11.10%, and on investment, -20.80%. Return on equity is -41.80%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is *TBA. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 4.86, with Price/book ratio coming to 2.89 and Price/cash is 25.55, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is *TBA.

The simple moving averages are 11.02% and 28.59% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -12.91% and the 52 week low is 127.37%.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation has a dividend yield of 0.31%, with a current price of 63.84. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is *TBA. This is in an industry, Independent Oil & Gas, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Basic Materials. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is based in USA.

Performance in the Independent Oil & Gas industry means that Anadarko Petroleum Corporation has seen performance for the past week of -0.33%, with performance for the month coming to 11.01%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 15.25%, and for the half year the performance is -8.72%. Volatility for this week is 2.16% and for the month this is 3.05%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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